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The Red Rocker Inn Restaurant

136 N Dougherty St, Black Mountain, NC 28711-3326
+1 888-669-5991
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good19%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pot roast” (16 reviews)
“trout” (23 reviews)
“ribeye” (12 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
136 N Dougherty St, Black Mountain, NC 28711-3326
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic food and desserts. Servers were knowledgeable and friendly. The breakfast buffett each morning was varied and delish! You must stop here and eat!

Thank Sabrina P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Red Rocker has been a favorite for decades whenever in the Asheville/Black Mountain area of North Carolina. They do breakfast, lunch and dinner quite well. The desserts are always unique and original creations. My wife and I were staying in the area this week...More

Thank curtbradford
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was not our first visit to the Inn. It was especially nice at the end of a long day that started early at the Biltmore Estate. As always, the food was great, as was the ambience. In addition, our server was not only efficient...More

Thank clark g
redrocker07, Owner at The Red Rocker Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Clark, thanks for taking time to review! Sounds like a great visit! I'm so glad our server made your dinner a delight. Thanks to your "somewhat wacky group"! for coming, and we'll see you next time.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had scallops, ribeye, cheese grits, salad, mac and cheese, and apple pie! Every bite was wonderful!!

Thank Catherine B
redrocker07, Owner at The Red Rocker Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Catherine, sounds like you sampled a wide variety and we're so glad you enjoyed every bite. Come back and again and you can try something else! Thanks for the review!

Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

This was a perfect finish to a great romantic getaway with my wife. Returning from Charleston, we found this gem on trip advisor made reservations for 530. We arrived and we're graciously welcomed by the staff and seated immediately. The dining is small and cozy,...More

Thank Gardner S
Reviewed 7 October 2017

We loved the pork chop and trout entrees, the chicken was good, but not great at this quaint and quiet restaurant. The cobbler (with a lemony crust) was great, and the coconut cake the best I've ever had... a light sponge with a light whipped...More

Thank revjcs
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

Great food and service. Very nice atmosphere, quaint dining area inside old home. Save room for one of their deserts!

Thank Steve P
redrocker07, Owner at The Red Rocker Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 7 October 2017

Hi Steve, thanks so much for the comments! We are always gratified to hear that our guests have enjoyed their dining experience at The Red Rocker Inn.

Reviewed 21 September 2017

First, believe all the wonderful reviews. I agree with all the good ones. Secondly, the leftovers (eaten the next day) remind you how pleasing the previous evening's meal was. Based on others comments, I sense whatever you order (limited menu, but a wide variation of...More

Thank fredfrogAshevilleNC
redrocker07, Owner at The Red Rocker Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 24 September 2017

But the best news is hearing of a happy customer like you! Thank you so much for trying The Red Rocker Inn and for the great review. We'll look forward to your next dinner here when you are in the area.

Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

See my review on September 5. Serves Breakfast and Dinner. Fantastic food, good wine selection, excellent wait staff and a great atmosphere. You will enjoy the food and the overall B&B.

Thank Kelsey94
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Some dear friends of our took us to the Red Rocker Inn for dinner our last night in North Carolina and I am so glad we did the meal was excellent. I had to try the blue cheese meatloaf as I love blue cheese and...More

Thank scott n
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Sandra M
3 January 2017|
Response from redrocker07 | Property representative |
Hi Sandra, thanks for asking about Red Rocker Inn delivery. We're not really well set up for delivery and don't have the catering equipment, hot boxes, etc. So sorry, but no we can't do that. Sometimes people order dinners... More
17 March 2015|
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Response from Susan R | Reviewed this property |
No dress code. Folks were mostly casual when we were there. Fireplace, yes if it is chilly, but the windows look out over a nice lawn and plantings. We were encouraged to sake dinner reservations and I would highly suggest... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 136 N Dougherty St, Black Mountain, NC 28711-3326
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Black Mountain
  • Phone Number: +1 888-669-5991
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